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Bell's Consecrator Doppelbock - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,152 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,152
Reviews: 605
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.34%
Wants: 77
Gots: 80 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-15-2002)
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FFreak

Vermont

4.06/5  rDev +6.6%

Poured from 12 oz bottle into large tulip. A beautiful clear deep mohagany with a thin white head. Aroma is of dates, caramel, brown sugar...all malt, no discernable hop presence. Taste follows the nose with malty sweetness and dried fruit...dried plums, caramel, raisins, a little bit of bread. Mouthfeel is nice, a little thin, low carbonation. Overall, an excellent example of doppelbock. Well done.

08-08-2014 13:19:39 | More by FFreak
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UnknownMale282

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

08-07-2014 17:54:01 | More by UnknownMale282
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

08-07-2014 05:00:32 | More by thatoneguymike
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HoneyLamb

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5%

08-07-2014 02:11:42 | More by HoneyLamb
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DanielGJ0

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

08-06-2014 21:13:05 | More by DanielGJ0
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WesMantooth

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

08-06-2014 12:25:40 | More by WesMantooth
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KG710

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

08-06-2014 06:05:55 | More by KG710
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civicm87

New York

4/5  rDev +5%

08-04-2014 13:25:47 | More by civicm87
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beingandawesomeness

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

08-03-2014 02:23:22 | More by beingandawesomeness
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humuloner22

North Carolina

3.16/5  rDev -17.1%

Maybe I have had this one too long. Although I hear you can put some age on it. I will be short with this review. It was poured out halfway through drinking so that I could get to something else. I found it to cloying. It was not balanced enough to make it an enjoyable experience. I may try another in a different setting but I believe that it was too malty and sweet for my taste.

08-02-2014 16:47:54 | More by humuloner22
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halo3one

Georgia

4/5  rDev +5%

08-02-2014 15:59:30 | More by halo3one
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assman79

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

07-31-2014 21:16:56 | More by assman79
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malfunxion

New York

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

07-31-2014 05:36:49 | More by malfunxion
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Matthew1788

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5%

07-30-2014 15:14:29 | More by Matthew1788
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birdsellam

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

07-27-2014 17:51:07 | More by birdsellam
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BreakfastStout

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

07-25-2014 21:54:06 | More by BreakfastStout
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Will_Rivera

New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

07-25-2014 08:08:36 | More by Will_Rivera
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risteardj

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

07-25-2014 03:40:04 | More by risteardj
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Ernieklotsch


5/5  rDev +31.2%

07-24-2014 15:16:26 | More by Ernieklotsch
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Fahrn13


4/5  rDev +5%

07-21-2014 01:30:25 | More by Fahrn13
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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

07-19-2014 05:54:14 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Pours a murky super dark brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. No lacing on the drink down. Smell is of malt, dark fruit, toffee, leather, tobacco, soy sauce, and slight cardboard aromas. Taste is much the same with dark fruit, leather, tobacco, soy sauce, and slight cardboard flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of earth bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with interesting leather, fruit, and tobacco characteristics all around.

07-18-2014 02:59:24 | More by UCLABrewN84
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.88/5  rDev +1.8%

A: Pours an almost opaque yet still clear dark reddish brown in color with light to moderate amounts of active visible carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass and some amber + copper highlights. The beer has a half finger tall dense foamy tan head that reduces to a large patch of thin film and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of sweet caramel malts and dark fruits (cherry, fig, and plum).

T: Upfront there is a moderate to strong flavor of sweet caramel and toffee malts with moderate amounts of dark fruits present as well - cherry, fig, and plum. Light amounts of earthy + herbal hops which impart a touch of bitterness in the finish. There is a light to moderate amount of alcohol similar to what you would find in a brandy.

M: Slightly heavier than medium bodied with low to moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: While this beer is sweet, it is not cloying and it is a very good example of the style. I enjoyed this one but it is a definite slow sipper.

07-17-2014 02:19:36 | More by dbrauneis
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Desimoaj


4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

07-16-2014 18:49:54 | More by Desimoaj
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tabhill

New York

4/5  rDev +5%

07-16-2014 02:25:08 | More by tabhill
Bell's Consecrator Doppelbock from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 1,152 ratings.